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M3.6 Badnor Earthquake, 2008


5 July 2008


SE of Badnor, Rajasthan


11:59:37 UTC (17:29:37 IST)


25.800 N (IMD)


74.200 E (IMD)


10 kms (IMD)


M? 3.6 (IMD)

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A mild earthquake occurred on the Northern Aravalis in Rajasthan, India, on 5 July 2008 at 17:29 PM local time. It had a magnitude of M?=3.6 and was felt in parts of the districts of Ajmer, Bhilwara and Pali.

The earthquake was centr
ed 9.3 kms SE of Badnor (Rajasthan), India,
12.9 kms ESE of Bali (Rajasthan), India,
14.5 kms WNW of Asind (Rajasthan), India,
35 kms SSW of Beawar (Rajasthan), India,
42.6 kms ESE of Chandawal (Rajasthan), India,
66 kms NW of Bhilwara (Rajasthan), India,
84.3 kms SW of Ajmer (Rajasthan), India,
130 kms SE of Jodhpur (Rajasthan), India,
146 kms NE of Udaipur (Rajasthan), India
178 kms WNW of Kota (Rajasthan), India,
203 kms SW of Jaipur (Rajasthan) ,India.

If you felt this event, please take the time to fill out a felt report questionnaire. Tremors from this earthquake were felt in Ajmer, Bhilwara and Pali districts in Rajasthan. In Bhilwara district, strong tremors were felt at Asind, Badner and Katar for 5-seconds. People ran outdoors in panic as doors & windows rattled; utensils fell down in a few instances. Light tremors were also felt in Bhilwara town. In Ajmer district,  it was felt at Beawar as well as at Jawaja and Tadgadh. In Beawar, cracks developed in a house at Maliyan Chowpad while in the Cantonment utensils fell down in some instances. It was felt mildly at Binai and Bandanwara. In Pali district, tremors were felt in area adjacent to Ajmer district upsetting kitchen utensils and causing panic among villagers in Amarpura, Bagdinagar, Bar, Biratiya Khurd, Butiwas, Chandawal, Chitad, Deepawas, Devli Hulla, Dholidhed, Giri, Hajiwas, Haripur, Jaitaran, Jhala ki Chowki, Jhutha, Kalaliya, Kantaliya, Kushalpura, Ladpura, Lilamba, Maysiya, Megdada, Nanna, Nimbeda Kala, Nimaj, Nokh, Pipaliya Kala, Rail Magra, Rampura Kala, Rampur Marwad, Ranawas, Ratdiya, Sandiya and Senda. A wall was cracked in a house at Rampura Kala in the Jaitaran area.

01) India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi.
02) Macroseismic information has been compiled by the ASC from reports by local media and local NGO personnel

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